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Ihor Kozlyk


Igor Kozlyk

Head of the Department of the World Literature and Comparative Literature, Doctor of Philological Studies, Professor

In 1983 graduated from the Russian Department of the Faculty of Philology of Vasyl Stefanyk State Pedagogical Institute in Ivano-Frankivsk. Professor Teplinskyy’s follower.

In 1990 graduated from the Postgraduate Department of Taras Shevchenko Institute of Literature of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences (Kyiv) and defended his PhD thesis in Russian Literature.

Since 1990 started working in Vasyl Stefanyk State Pedagogical Institute in Ivano-Frankivsk as an Assistant Professor. In 1993 has been given a title of Associate Professor.

In 2008 defended his doctoral thesis in Taras Shevchenko Institute of Literature (Kyiv) in the Theory of Literature. Since 2009 has been working as a Full Professor of the Department of the World Literature.

In 2010-2012 has been the member of Specialized Scientific Councils in Comparative Literature in V. Hnatiuk Ternopil National Pedagogical University and in Ukrainian Literature in Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University.

Specializes in the spheres of methodology of the modern literature criticism; theory of literature; genre nature of the philosophical lyrics; history of the Russian poetry of the 19th century and issues of the methods of study of literary criticism in High school. Author of two monographs and more than 100 researches published in leading Ukrainian, Russian and Polish scientific serials. Author of the only research in the history of the department of world literature of Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University, the results of which were published in a form of a booklet “The History of My Department”.

Member of the editorial board of a number of scientific serials, Head of the editorial board of the book of articles “Sultanivski Chytannia”. He is also the author of documentaries about literary critics of the Precarpathian region.

Teaches the following courses: “Introduction into Literary Criticism”, “Theory of literature”, “World Literature (Middle Ages and Renaissance)”, “World Literature (Literature of the Eastern Countries)”, “Psychology of Arts”, “Methodological Concepts of the Literature of the 20th century”. Supervises the students’ thesis (in the history of foreign literature) and PhD theses in comparative literature and theory of literature.